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Organizational Communication

Master’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)


This course familiarizes you with research developments, methods,
debates and key issues in organizational communication. Drawing on
multiple disciplines, including public relations, organizational
studies, psychology and management research, the course discusses
concepts and problems in internal and external organizational
communication. These concepts and problems encompass organizational
culture, leadership, change communication, knowledge management,
stakeholder and relationship management, cooperation and networking,
ethics and corporate social responsibility as well as conflict and power
in organizations. Moreover, the course addresses how societal,
economic, political and cultural factors influence organizational
communication. Key concepts and problems in organizational communication
are applied to and illustrated through real-life cases.

Prerequisites and selection